The nights were comfortless and chill, and they did not dare to sing or talk too loud, for the echoes were uncanny, and the silence seemed to dislike being broken-except by the noise of water and the wail of wind and the crack of stone.
Wolves are afraid of fire at all times, but this was a most horrible and uncanny fire.
They could not stand that, nor the huge bats, black as a top-hat, either; so they gave up fires and sat at night and dozed in the enormous uncanny darkness.
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Her uncanny sense of direction
Miss Bartlett’s sudden transitions were too uncanny.